Signal No. 1 still up over Batanes, Babuyan Islands; rain to persist amid typhoon-enhanced southwest monsoon

Frances Mangosing 07/22/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Tropical Storm Signal No. 1 remained hoisted over Batanes and Babuyan Islands as the typhoon-enhanced southwest monsoon will continue to bring rains over most parts of the country on Thursday, July 22, 2021, the…

House adopts resolution urging Duterte to allow face-to-face classes in Batanes

Neil Arwin Mercado, Tonette Orejas - @inquirerdotnet 11/16/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives adopted Monday a resolution urging President Rodrigo Duterte to allow the conduct of face-to-face classes in the province of Batanes. In pushing for the face-to-face classes in Batanes, House Resolution…

4 dead, 19 hurt in Batanes quake

07/27/2019

  Four fatalities have been reported in Batanes Province’s Itbayat town following a 5.4 magnitude earthquake that struck the country’s northernmost community at 4:16 a.m. on Saturday (July 27), according to various sources. Volunteers have been digging…

With only 35 guests, Cebuano couple gets married in Batanes

Immae Lachica 06/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A Cebuano couple wowed the online world when they vowed to love each other for eternity in one of the country’s most scenic spots. Meet Gus and Eula Alvero, a couple who are originally…

Tropical Depression Neneng to bring rain over parts of Luzon — Pagasa

Inquirer.net 09/10/2018

The Low Pressure Area (LPA) off Batanes has developed into Tropical Depression Neneng. Occasional rains with gusty winds are expected over Batanes, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said midday Monday. Babuyan Group of…

Low pressure area brings rain to parts of Luzon

Inquirer.net 09/09/2018

A low pressure area (LPA) is bringing rain to parts of Luzon on Sunday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said in an advisory. In its 11 a.m. weather bulletin, Pagasa said the LPA…

Anne Curtis shoots for Yam Laranas film in Batanes

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/11/2018

ACTRESS Anne Curtis is currently in Batanes to shoot a film. Viva Entertainment Inc. confirmed in a Facebook post on Thursday that the “It’s Showtime” host is working on the new project. “BREATHTAKING: Dyosa Anne Curtis is…

‘Odette’ left passengers stranded in Bicol, Batanes ports

Inquirer.net 10/14/2017

MORE than a hundred passengers were stranded in different ports in Bicol and Batanes on Saturday as tropical storm Odette (international name: Khanun) continue to unleash heavy rains over northern and central Luzon. This development came after…

Telco certifies teachers as Digital Thumbprint Program ambassadors

08/13/2017

Twenty-five public school teachers from the province of Batanes were certified recently as ambassadors under the Digital Thumbprint Program (DTP) of Globe Telecom, Optus, and Singtel. As ambassadors, the teachers are tasked with transferring the knowledge they…

Rainy weekend ahead

Apple Ta-as, Bencyrus Ellorin 08/01/2014

WEEKEND races for the Ironman 70.3 in Metro Cebu will have to deal with monsoon winds and rainshowers. Tropical storm Inday (Nakri) yesterday intensified the ’habagat” and raised the chance of rain in Central Visayas but the…

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